The state Department of Health announced that unauthorized access to approximately 3,400 death records occurred on Jan. 20. The agency says that no death certificates were accessed or generated.
Unwelcome drones have been cited for distracting pilots with erratic motion, risking collision and delaying help for those in need. The unmanned aerial onlookers have been found to tail the department’s helicopters.
Buffered by relief programs, like stimulus checks, expanded SNAP benefits and Child Tax Credit payments, the state’s supplemental poverty rate decreased to 10.5 percent in 2019-2021.